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PM Narendra Modi to flag off Mahamana Express on Friday from Varanasi

PM Narendra Modi to flag off Mahamana Express on Friday from Varanasi

The train, on its inaugural service, will be run as a special train departing from Vadodara on Friday and reaching Varanasi on Saturday.

 

Sep 21, 2017, 20:48 PM IST
Suresh Prabhu thanks PM Narendra Modi for appointing Ashwani Lohani as Chairman of Railway Board

Suresh Prabhu thanks PM Narendra Modi for appointing Ashwani Lohani as Chairman of Railway Board

Lohani`s appointment was announced hours after Prabhu met Modi on Wednesday and offered to quit after a second train derailed in Uttar Pradesh in four days, injuring 74 people. 

 

Aug 24, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Railways in process of using modern technology to plug accidents: Official

The train-protection warning system (TPWS) and the train- collision avoidance system (TCAS) are. also being used to prevent accidents

Aug 20, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

Track repair was being carried out without station master's permission - Watch report

This special report gives information from different sources about the rail accident in Muzaffarnagar. Watch to know more.

Aug 20, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Major tragedy averted as rail fracture discovered near Unnao

A major tragedy was averted on Thursday when a major crack in the railway track was discovered near Unnao by the villagers, following which the railway authorities were informed.

Aug 03, 2017, 12:48 PM IST

Mishaps on decline after safety measures in place: Railway data

Since unmanned level crossings are responsible for maximum number of train accidents, the railways intends to eliminate all such crossings on broad gauge section by 2020.

 

Jul 30, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
Railways launches mobile app that does more than just booking

Railways launches mobile app that does more than just booking

The Railways on Friday launched an integrated mobile application to cater to various passenger requirements, including ticket booking, inquiry, on-board cleaning and ordering meal on a single platform.

Jul 14, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Maharashtra: Three killed as car hits electricity pole

Three men were killed after the car in which they were travelling rammed into an electricity pole near the Railway quarters in Civil Line area of the city last night.

Jul 14, 2017, 18:41 PM IST
By 2021, you can get confirmed berth on your preferred train

By 2021, you can get confirmed berth on your preferred train

Come 2021 and a passenger could be assured of a confirmed berth on his preferred train, if the railways' plan to augment capacity on busy routes materialises.

Apr 28, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

Railway extension in Northeast a challenge for engineers

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has to confront many unique challenges in laying tracks in the mountainous northeastern region due to its topography and the danger of natural calamities.

Apr 04, 2017, 14:04 PM IST
No move to extend flexi-fare policy to mail, express trains

No move to extend flexi-fare policy to mail, express trains

There is no proposal to extend to mail/express and superfast trains the flexi-fares currently applicable only to Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday.

Mar 24, 2017, 21:14 PM IST
64 train accidents caused due to failure of rail staff: Government

64 train accidents caused due to failure of rail staff: Government

A total of 99 consequential train accidents took place during April 1, 2016 to February 28, 2017, out of which 64 were due to failure of railway staff.

Mar 17, 2017, 18:41 PM IST
WOW! Indian farmer wins express train in legal fight with railway - Read

WOW! Indian farmer wins express train in legal fight with railway - Read

On Friday Singh's lawyer said a court in the state had awarded him an express train in lieu of the 10 million rupees ($150,000) he was owed.

Mar 17, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

Railway to launch new catering policy

Railway to launch new catering policy. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jan 11, 2017, 12:31 PM IST

Railway working on the new revenue model

Railway working on the new revenue model. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jan 10, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Railway may bring lucrative offers on ticket booking through Aadhar card

Railway may bring lucrative offers on ticket booking through Aadhar card. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jan 05, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Railway to get the audit of routes

Railway to get the audit of routes. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jan 05, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Railway took initiative to encourage cashless transactions

Railway took initiative to encourage cashless transactions. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Dec 30, 2016, 15:47 PM IST

Railway targeted to earn 15,000 crores in next financial year

Railway targeted to earn 15,000 crores in next financial year. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Dec 28, 2016, 14:03 PM IST
FM Jaitley hints at no populist measures for railways in next Budget

FM Jaitley hints at no populist measures for railways in next Budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday indicated that no populist measures will come through for the railways when its budget will be merged with the general budget from the next fiscal.

Dec 20, 2016, 12:40 PM IST